travel

This Kind of Summer Travel is NOT Kid Friendly (and we’re good with that)

By kara

For the last few weeks of school, all anyone can talk about is where your family is headed once that final bell rings. And, inevitably, you’ll answer with your plans to take the kids, uh, wherever the hell it is they’re dragging you this year. (How did they get put in charge of summer vacation a... Read More

6 Vacation Supplies You Should SHIP Instead Of Pack

By Melanie Donahoo

The school year is winding down, and Elsa finally let go of this year's eternal winter, which can only mean one thing—summer vacation is coming! Summer vacation means summer vacationing, but I think we can all agree that ... Read More

The Ultimate Southwest Road Trip

By Guest Post

Pictures this: You head out on a road trip around the incomparable American Southwest. In just one week you can see some of the most gorgeous sights the U.S. has to offer. Here are 12 must-see places on your southwest road trip route from TravelPirates. You can easily start this trip from Los Angele... Read More

Apps You Need If You’re Traveling Over the Holidays

By Common Sense Media

By Christine Elgersma, Common Sense Media Traveling with kids is always an adventure. And anything longer than a trip across town requires some strategic planning to keep kids entertained, civil, and -- ideally -- learning along the way. In the mix of homework, books, music, and of cours... Read More

Seville with Kids: Exploring Moors and the Flamenco with the Family

By MiniTime

In the atmospheric, old quarter of Seville, you can positively feel the throb of flamenco in the air. Andalusia is the heartland of flamenco, and this is evident in its stunning capital. Wandering bands of minstrels dressed in long, black capes and historic clothing serenade visitors, while the dist... Read More

Trending on Pinterest: 12 Tips for Traveling with Kids

By April Davis

We've traveled quite a bit this summer and it looks like we'll be traveling plenty this fall and winter with the holidays!  It seems there's always another road trip to look forward to with our children and we've found a few things that have worked amazingly well to keep everyone happy when we ... Read More

Family Travel Safety Hacks

By Erin Caserio

This post is sponsored by the Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) Educational Foundation. Are you hitting the road with your family this summer?! Your brain is likely abuzz with the constant hum of that running list of things to do and things to pack… Does everyone have a swimsuit t... Read More

Science Shows How A Trip To The Beach Actually Changes Your Brain

By YourTango

This article originally appeared on YourTango. by Rebecca Jane Stokes Get there, ASAP. The ocean. A lake. A babbling creek.  Each body of water conjures a feeling inside of us even as we read the words.  You don't have to be an outdoor girl to acknowledge that spending t... Read More

Best Camping Gear + Gifts For Families

By Erin Caserio

Camping is my happy place. I camped as a child with my parents, with friends in college, with my husband, and now as a family with our kids, and often our extended family. We’ve got tricks and hacks GALORE, but sometimes it comes down to having the right gear for your trip. We've rounded up the... Read More

10 Ways to Connect With Your Family on Vacation

By Erin Caserio

Our kids are at that magical age where they can DO THINGS on vacation. They can carry their own bag, dining with them is a pleasure (usually), and best of all...THEY REMEMBER IT. Come on, don’t tell me I’m the only parent that lamented the effort and expense of trips with a babe in arms becau... Read More